Synonyms for bind

Synonyms for (noun) bind

Synonyms: bind

Definition: something that hinders as if with bonds

Similar words: check, balk, baulk, impediment, hinderance, hindrance, handicap, deterrent

Definition: something immaterial that interferes with or delays action or progress

Synonyms for (verb) bind

Synonyms: constipate, bind

Definition: cause to be constipated

Usage: These foods tend to constipate you

Similar words: indispose

Definition: cause to feel unwell

Usage: She was indisposed


Synonyms: bind

Definition: form a chemical bond with

Usage: The hydrogen binds the oxygen

Similar words: stick, stick to, hold fast, bond, bind, adhere

Definition: stick to firmly

Usage: Will this wallpaper adhere to the wall?


Synonyms: bind, hold, obligate, oblige

Definition: bind by an obligation; cause to be indebted

Usage: He's held by a contract; I'll hold you by your promise

Similar words: relate

Definition: have or establish a relationship to

Usage: She relates well to her peers


Synonyms: tie, bind

Definition: fasten or secure with a rope, string, or cord

Usage: They tied their victim to the chair

Similar words: fix, fasten, secure

Definition: cause to be firmly attached

Usage: fasten the lock onto the door; she fixed her gaze on the man


Synonyms: bind, tie down, tie up, truss

Definition: secure with or as if with ropes

Usage: tie down the prisoners; tie up the old newspapers and bring them to the recycling shed

Similar words: hold, confine, restrain

Definition: to close within bounds, limit or hold back from movement

Usage: This holds the local until the express passengers change trains; About a dozen animals were held inside the stockade; The illegal immigrants were held at a detention center; The terrorists held the journalists for ransom


Synonyms: bind

Definition: make fast; tie or secure, with or as if with a rope

Usage: The Chinese would bind the feet of their women

Similar words: attach

Definition: cause to be attached


Synonyms: bind, bandage

Definition: wrap around with something so as to cover or enclose

Similar words: fix, fasten, secure

Definition: cause to be firmly attached

Usage: fasten the lock onto the door; she fixed her gaze on the man


Synonyms: bind

Definition: provide with a binding

Usage: bind the books in leather

Similar words: cover

Definition: provide with a covering or cause to be covered

Usage: cover her face with a handkerchief; cover the child with a blanket; cover the grave with flowers


Synonyms: stick, stick to, hold fast, bond, bind, adhere

Definition: stick to firmly

Usage: Will this wallpaper adhere to the wall?

Similar words: attach

Definition: become attached

Usage: The spider's thread attached to the window sill


Synonyms: bond, tie, bind, attach

Definition: create social or emotional ties

Usage: The grandparents want to bond with the child

Similar words: relate

Definition: have or establish a relationship to

Usage: She relates well to her peers